Holding Pattern

The birds circled overhead, their holding pattern, a mirror of his current state of mind. Round and round went his thoughts. This wasn’t troubling him; it created no stress. He had, after all, been thinking about human drama. Ironically, what manifested from these circular thoughts, was this strange, yet calming, holding pattern. As his mind [...]

Horology: An appreciation of the mind

Imagine handing over a complicated watch - that happens to be your prized possession - to an Horologist. It’s faulty and you want it fixed. Perhaps it’s made of gold and worth a great deal of money. It could also have sentimental value.  Imagine watching the horologist work You notice his hands; how steady they [...]

Caricatured or Calm

You may of experienced this yourself - being approached by a street artist who asked you if you’d like a caricatured drawing of yourself. Personally I can’t imagine anything worse. It was years ago now, on holiday with my girlfriend, when we had such an offer. We didn’t take him up on it but stood [...]